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Walter Rodney, 1969-2019: 50 Years of Black Power in the Caribbean, Cornell & the World

Monday, April 8, 2019 at 4:30pm

Africana Studies and Research Center, Multipurpose Room
310 Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Dr. Jesse Benjamin will assess the activism, writing, and legacy of the Guyanese anticolonial activist-intellectual Walter Rodney (1942-1980), engage his visits to Cornell University and elsewhere in the 1970s United States, discuss his latest works at Verso, including The Russian Revolution: A View from the Third World (2018), and as a convener share reflections on the 1998 Walter Rodney Conference, cosponsored by the Africana Studies and Research Center. 

Cosponsors: Department of History

American Studies Program Society for the Humanities

Latin American Studies Institute of African Development

Reception to follow. Free and open to the public.

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